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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

1748  Joseph Schuster, composer on August - 11, 1748 in history.  

1757  On August - 11, 1757 in history jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67  

1772  On this day in history explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000  

1772  The birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general on August - 11, 1772 in history.  

1772  On August - 11, 1772 in history rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general  

1778  On August - 11, 1778 in history friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement  

1780  On this day in history barbados hurricane begins  

1786  Captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia on August - 11, 1786 in history.  

1794  Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

1799  Joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist on August - 11, 1799 in history.  

1804  Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on this day in history.  

1805  Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament on August - 11, 1805 in history.  

1807  David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on August - 11, 1807 in history.  

1811  On this day in history judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]  

1820  Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56 on August - 11, 1820 in history.  

1823  Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe) on August - 11, 1823 in history.  

1824  On August - 11, 1824 in history new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.  

1828  On August - 11, 1828 in history edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909  

1832  On August - 11, 1832 in history thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1833  On this day in history robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill)  

1835  On this day in history george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal  

1836  On August - 11, 1836 in history cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician  

1837  On this day in history marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated  

1844  Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on August - 11, 1844 in history.  

1852  On this day in history nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70  

1858  First ascent of the Eiger on August - 11, 1858 in history.  

1858  On this day in history christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)  

1860  Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  

1860  Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  

1860  On August - 11, 1860 in history alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)  

1860  James Wilson, politician on August - 11, 1860 in history.  

1862  On August - 11, 1862 in history carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly)  

1863  French protectorate over Cambodia is established on August - 11, 1863 in history.  

1863  On August - 11, 1863 in history cambodia becomes French protectorate  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482) was born on August - 11, 1467 in history.  

1600  On August - 11, 1600 in history birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  On this day in history birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  Thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus) was born on August - 11, 1635 in history.  

1667  On this day in history birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  On this day in history birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on August - 11, 1718 in history.  

1720  On August - 11, 1720 in history birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On this day in history death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on this day in history.  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on August - 11, 0480 in history.  

0897  On this day in history death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on this day in history.  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on this day in history.  

1183  On this day in history christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

1204  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on August - 11, 1204 in history.